of Easy Company's 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Although Beyond Band of Brothers is his biggest work, he also authored The Jesuits Dance in 2005 and A Horseman's Journey: from the First Ride to Spin and Slide in 2010. He wrote Beyond Band of Brothers in 2006 after receiving Stephen Ambrose's box full of memories of the men who had contributed to Ambrose's book—Band of Brothers. As he read over the stories, he realized there were many good ones that were not included in Ambrose's book. He thought
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, in my opinion, is a poet who thoroughly challenges her readers through her work. Through her ambiguous perspective, Ní Chuilleanáin creates and upholds secrets for her readers to resolve. There are several aspects of Ní Chuilleanáin’s poetry that appeal to me: the themes she discusses, her use of poetic techniques, her ambiguity, writing about her personal experience and her honesty. As a reader, I found her work very challenging, but ultimately rewarding. What I find most
forms the crux of Life Writing, is a conscious effort. Life Writing involves various forms-Memoirs, Biographies, Diaries, Autobiographies and so forth. Retelling of one’s own story involves the function of memory, which is not always accurate or entirely reliable. Recollection from the memory involves alterations and improvisations of actual life events. In fact, events of the past are viewed from different lens as the individual grows and with him, his perceptions undergo metamorphosis too.
Woman: God’s second mistake? Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, who regarded ‘thirst for power’ as the sole driving force of all human actions, has many a one-liners to his credit. ‘Woman was God’s second mistake’, he declared. Unmindful of the reactionary scathing criticism and shrill abuses he invited for himself, especially from the ever-irritable feminist brigade. The fact and belief that God never ever commits a mistake, brings Nietzsche’s proclamation dashingly down into the dust bin